Prevention

protecting your health March 20, 2018

Don’t let spring yard work become a pain in the back

Protect your back during springtime yard work with these five tips.

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Bone & Joint Prevention

March 7, 2018

Children’s bike helmet safety facts: 7 quick tips

Wearing a helmet is the best way a child can avoid head injury in case of a bike accident. Here's what else to know.

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Prevention Safety

preventing tick bites and lyme disease March 2, 2018

It’s time to tackle ticks

Tick season starts in March in the Mid-South. Be prepared with these tips.

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Prevention

flu facts February 5, 2018

Expert Q&A: The Flu

Who should get a flu shot and when? Know these and more facts about influenza.

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Cold & Flu Prevention

blood pressure for men January 23, 2018

Young men: Pay attention to high blood pressure. Here’s why

Regular blood pressure checks could improve health and reduce cardiovascular risks.

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Heart & Vascular Men's Health Prevention

tide pod challenge January 19, 2018

The Tide Pod challenge: What parents need to know

The latest dangerous teen challenge involves ingesting laundry pods, which can be harmful and potentially fatal.

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Prevention Teens

Winter skin tips January 19, 2018

Winter skin tips to protect you all season

A Vanderbilt expert shares winter skin tips to help keep you healthy and comfortable all season long.

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Prevention

healthy lifestyle habits January 11, 2018

4 healthy lifestyle habits you need to adopt (based on Vanderbilt research)

These four habits are the best for preventing serious health problems, such as heart disease and diabetes.

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Aging Well Prevention Sleep Smoking Weight Management

prevent medication errors January 8, 2018

How to prevent medication errors at home for seniors

Many poisoning cases in the elderly involve medications. Here's how to prevent problems.

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Aging Well Caregivers Prevention